Archive for August 11th, 2005

11th August
2005

First Published in The New York Sun, August 11, 2005

By Andrew Wolf

Boy, was I right when I wrote the other day that the joining of the Republican and Liberal ballot lines on Column A on behalf of Mayor Bloomberg was the “final indignity” for the former council member, Thomas Ognibene. After reading my column on Tuesday, Mr. Ognibene,who despite his failure to win a spot on the Republican primary ballot in September,will still carry the Conservative Party standard into November, did indeed explode in anger.

Mr. Ognibene called for the resignation of the New York County Republican chairman, James Ortenzio, after I reported that Mr. Ortenzio told me that he was “comfortable” in an alliance with Liberal Party chief Henry Stern on behalf of the mayor. (more…)